GS to honor Basketball Hall of Famer and alumnus Fran Florian

Shiann Sivell

Georgia Southern University will honor men’s basketball Hall of Famer Fran Florian for his school record 60-point game at the Eagles’ at Hanner Fieldhouse on Jan. 27.

The ceremony will take place during halftime of the game against the UT-Arlington as part of the 2018 Basketball Alumni Reunion at 5 p.m.

Florian was inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame in 1991 after scoring a total of 1,341 points, with 398 rebounds in 62 games, throughout his student athletic career. His 60-point game remains the largest earned in a single game in GS history.

All former basketball alumni student-athletes, coaches, trainers, equipment managers and their families are invited to the game and are eligible to receive one complimentary ticket for both the men’s and women’s basketball games against UTA.

Additional family tickets can be purchased for $8 per ticket, which will also include both games.

Reserve tickets at to receive the promo code for your complimentary and discounted tickets. All tickets will be in the upper reserved section.

Students get into the game with their Eagle ID and the clear-bag policy will be enforced.